Table of contents for The marketplace of democracy : electoral competition and American politics / Michael P. McDonald and John Samples, editors.

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1 The Marketplace of Democracy: Normative and Empirical Issues
Michael P. McDonald and John Samples
Part I The State of Competition
2 Competition in U.S. Congressional Elections
Gary C. Jacobson
3 State Legislative Elections, 1992-2002: An Overview of Incumbent Reelection, Open Seats, Turnover, and 
Richard G. Niemi, Lynda W. Powell, William D. Berry, Thomas M. Carsey, and James M. Snyder Jr.
4 The Decline of Competition in U.S. Primary Elections, 1908-2004
Stephen Ansolabehere, John Mark Hansen, Shigeo Hirano, and James M. Snyder Jr.
5 Minor-Party Candidates in Congressional Elections
Paul S. Herrnson
6 The Geography of Electioneering: Campaigning for Votes and Campaigning for Money 
James G. Gimpel and Frances E. Lee
Part II Reform Mechanisms
7 Direct Democracy and Electoral Reform
John G. Matsusaka
8 The Place of Competition in American Election Law
Nathaniel Persily
Part III Reforms and Competition
9 Term Limits: A Recipe for More Competition?
Bruce Cain, John Hanley, and Thad Kousser
10 Redistricting and Competitive Districts
Michael P. McDonald
11 Do Public Funding Programs Enhance Electoral Competition?
Kenneth Mayer, Timothy Werner, and Amanda Williams
12 State Campaign Finance Reform, Competitiveness, and Party Advantage in Gubernatorial Elections
David M. Primo, Jeffrey Milyo, and Tim Groseclose
13 The Perfect Electoral Marketplace: If Men Were Angels...
Michael P. McDonald and John Samples

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Elections -- United States.
Representative government and representation -- United States.
Opposition (Political science) -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.